Электропоезд EJ575 сообщением Каунас - Вильнюс следует мимо о.п. Кариетишкес, перегон Вевис - Лянтварис | Автор: Адмирал | Фото сделано 1.V.2011, ©Parovoz.com

Electric Multiple Unit Class 575, Lithuania

In the end of 2006 year ČKD VAGONKA a.s. obtained contract to deliver two EMU for Lithuanian railways. The three car double deck electric multiple units are designed for passenger transport between cities Vilnius and Kaunas. The units Class 575 differ from Class 471 that ČD is operated in couple of parameters – primarily gauge 1520 mm, 25 kV supply and using of security KLUB-U system are the main differences. Maximal speed was advanced to 160 kmph, the equipment includes exterior and interior camera system and place of vending drink machines. Drive-up ramps are instrumental for handicapped people. In the following years the contract was extended to supply a total of 10 units with delivery up to 2014.

OperatorLithuanian Railways, LG
Lines operatedVilnius - Kaunas
Term of delivery2008 - 2017
TypeDouble-Deck Electric Multiple Units Class 575
Number of vehicles13 pcs
Track gauge1520 mm
Maximum speed160 kmph
Tractionelectric AC
Power4 x 500 kW
Nominal voltage of traction25 kV
Number of seats304

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